Tag Archives: Poppies

Wordless Wednesday – Ice skating to Ravel’s Bolero

 

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Wordless Wednesday – Cornfield poppies

 

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Remembrance Sunday

“Sometimes, in the trenches, you get the sense of something, ancient. One trench we held, it had skulls in the side, embedded, like mushrooms. It was actually easier to believe they were men from Marlborough’s army, than to think they’d … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The Seed Bank

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Wordless Wednesday – PoP! goes my heart *

*  From the Hugh Grant/ Drew Barrymore rom com ‘Music and Lyrics’  – seemed like an appropriate reaction to these glorious poppies!

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Top of the Pops …. or I love poppies

Yes, I love poppies: Flanders poppies, opium poppies, oriental poppies, Shirley poppies. I also stare longingly at the acid loving varieties, but make do with the varieties I can grow here in Alkali Land. Luckily, with the Shirley poppies providing … Continue reading

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